Three Earth Explorer ideas selected21 September 2018
Three Earth Explorer ideas selected21 September 2018 As part of ESA’s continuing commitment to realise cutting-edge satellite missions to advance scientific understanding of our planet and to show how new technologies can be used in space, three new ideas have been chosen to compete as the tenth Earth E...
Copernicus Sentinel maps Florence hurricane flood15 September 2018
Copernicus Sentinel maps Florence hurricane flood15 September 2018 Making landfall in the US state of North Carolina on 14 September, Hurricane Florence is causing widespread damage and flooding. The Copernicus Sentinel-1 radar mission is being used to map affected areas.
New kid on the block picks up relay for ozone14 September 2018
New kid on the block picks up relay for ozone14 September 2018 For more than 20 years, changes in ozone over Antarctica have been carefully monitored by a succession of European satellites. This important long-term record is now being added to by the Copernicus Sentinel-5P mission, which is dedicated to atmospher...
Aeolus wows with first wind data12 September 2018
Aeolus wows with first wind data12 September 2018 Just one week after ESA’s Aeolus satellite shone a light on our atmosphere and returned a taster of what’s in store, this ground-breaking mission has again exceeded all expectations by delivering its first data on wind – a truly remarkable feat so ear...
How much water is used for irrigation?11 September 2018
How much water is used for irrigation?11 September 2018 Feeding a growing global population is a major concern, but efforts to grow more food will place an added burden on precious supplies of freshwater. New research shows how measurements of soil moisture from space could be used to understand how much w...
OECD uses ESA data to measure green growth06 September 2018
OECD uses ESA data to measure green growth06 September 2018 ESA data have been used to develop the new Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Green Growth headline indicator on land-cover change.
1/5 Join us now for the opening of the "25 years of progress in radar altimetry" Symposium. Live streaming:… t.co/DSu0fTaNDQ 24 Sep 2018 11:03:55
2/5 The "25 years of progress in radar altimetry" Symposium starts today... ready to dive into a sea 🌊of data from spac… t.co/8UtA1P90Cf 24 Sep 2018 10:30:04
5/5 We're hypnotized by the patterns that water carves in its path! The distinctive design of water erosion from rivers… t.co/JRcqQzVLRZ 23 Sep 2018 14:30:03